Adobe’s new Generative Fill feature in Photoshop (beta) is a game changer! You need to Google it right now and be amazed at all of the creative uses. I’ve been playing around with it all week by adding accessories to my Second Life avatar, changing the background in my photos, and expanding missing portions of a cropped image. The best thing about Adobe Generative Fill is that you can leave it blank and let AI figure out how to fill in the missing pixels.
A lot of you have asked me how to install Stable Diffusion or how to use it, and I’m happy to help point you to the right tutorials. I learned a lot by watching YouTube tutorials for installation, and how to use all of the different models and extensions. I deep-dived into this about 2 months ago and within 2 weeks, I felt comfortable with the Stable Diffusion UI. I’m still learning every single day cos AI is moving so fast, and there are so many updates weekly.
The reason I picked Stable Diffusion over the more popular MidJourney is cos it’s FREE with a local installation. It also has a lot of great features that MidJourney does not have.
How to Install Stable Diffusion?
Follow these YouTube tutorials to install it locally on your computer. Depending on how computer-savvy you are, this installation process is pretty complicated. I relied on YouTube tutorials to help me, so shout out to the channels below!
- Olivio Sarikas – Stable Diffusion Install Guide
- Aitrepreneur – FREE 2023 Stable Diffusion PC INSTALLATION! AI Art For BEGINNERS!
Install Easy Diffusion with 1-click if the above is too complicated. It’s still Stable Diffusion but with a different UI.
Follow the /StableDiffusion subreddit
/r/StableDiffusion/ – I learn something new every day here. The community is really awesome and they know everything.
Join the StableDiffusion group on Flickr!
Submit your photos to StableDiffusion on Flickr and follow others.
Ugh, Stable Diffusion is Complicated!
You can use these alternatives: